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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Allen Page

Page has mainly studied L. intracellularis, a bacterium causing a disease primarily in young horses. Read More

Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

The sixth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will take place March 4 in Lexington. Read More

Hay: To Soak or Not to Soak?

Find out if soaking your horse's hay might be a good option, or whether unsoaked hay is the way to go. Read More

Fescue Toxicosis in Nonpregnant Horses

Endophyte-infected fescue appears to cause reduced blood flow to mares' reproductive organs. Read More

UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence

In March, researchers will launch a second study on the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education. Read More

Weather's Impact on Pasture Weeds: What to Expect in 2014

Find out how weather impacts weeds, and what weeds can you expect in pastures in 2014. Read More

UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

The UK Forage Bowl team took the top spot at the National Forage Bowl. Read More

UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

De Negri's research focused on infections in horses caused by S. equi and S. zooepidemicus. Read More

Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

Bitter cold temperatures are sweeping the nation. Here are some tips for managing horses during cold weather. Read More

L. intracellularis Infections in Foals on the Rise

Researchers are observing an increasing trend of positive cases submitted in 2013 as compared to recent years. Read More

Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

Registration for the showcase and breeders' short course closes Feb. 1. Read More

UK Researchers' Work Discussed at AAEP Kester News Hour

Research by Drs. Barry Ball and Mats Troedsson was described during the 2013 Kester News Hour. Read More

UK's Horohov, Page Receive Research Grant

Horohov and Page will study Lawsonia intracellularis with their $15,000 grant. Read More

Kentucky 2013 Farm Cash Receipts could Approach $6 Billion

The cash receipts were boosted by strong equine, poultry, and cattle markets, according to economists. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Laurel Mastro

Mastro's research focused primarily on pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID). Read More

Controlling Bush Honeysuckle on Horse Farms

Regardless of the circumstances, property owners should remove undesirable trees and other woody plants. Read More

Lessons in Agriculture from the Land Down Under

Kentucky-based professionals visited Australia to observe the country's agricultural practices. Read More

Weed of the Month: Perilla Mint

Perilla mint is toxic to horses and the greatest risk of consumption is in late summer or early fall. Read More

UK Offers Two Upcoming Continuing Education Events

The University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs is hosting two upcoming continuing education events. Read More

Small Strongyles might be Developing Ivermectin Resistance

An effective parasite control program should aim to prevent further resistance. Read More

Rodeo Team Makes its Debut at UK

The University of Kentucky Rodeo Team joins a stable of equine clubs and teams available to UK students. Read More

Fescue Sample Handling, Storage can Affect Analysis Results

Much of Kentucky's pastures contain fescue, which can be dangerous for grazing animals, including horses. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Breanna Gaubatz

Gaubatz' research focused on equine protozoal myeloencphalitis (or EPM). Read More

2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. Read More